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MNN's 59th St. Studio and the MNN El Barrio Firehouse are open with limited hours

MNN has begun a limited and phased reopening of our studio and edit facilities at our 59th Street and El Barrio Firehouse community media centers. Online reservations are open for select studios, edit stations, and lobby field equipment pickup. 

All MNN phase reopening plans are in accordance with and advised by the New York State Department of Health’s Interim Guidance for Media Production During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PDF), dated June 23, 2020, as well as with the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, Considerations for Community-based Organizations.

During this first phase of MNN’s reopening, we will act with deliberate caution to ensure the health and safety of our staff and community. As such, our reopening will be limited and measured. Please read our strict Reopening and Safety Procedures, and respect the rules we put in place for this first phase of reopening as the health of our staff and community is our No. 1 priority.

  • Limited access to MNN’s 59th Street community media center will be daily, Monday to Friday from 1pm-7pm. A limited number of edit stations, the large Open Studio, and Express Studio 3 will be available for two reservations per day.
  • MNN’s El Barrio Community Media Center will be open Tuesday to Friday from 1pm-7pm and Saturday from 11am-5pm. Again, a limited number of edit stations and only the George Stoney studio will be available for two reservations per day.

As we move forward, MNN will review our progress to determine how we continue to operate safely after our initial opening.  

We look forward to seeing you once again at MNN. We will be closely monitoring New York City’s health guidelines and recommendations as we implement MNN’s reopening plan. We sincerely hope that we can continue to provide a version of our traditional production services so you can create your programs for MNN channels once again.

MNN cable TV programming and online uploads continue operating as usual. Media submission deadlines will not change and uploading media will not be impacted by this closure. But please note that on-site upload stations at our facilities are not available. Live programmers should ensure that you have files uploaded to our server for playback. Please email program@mnn.org if you have any questions about the status of your show. 

We hope this emergency passes quickly and look forward to resuming our normal services as soon as possible.

Thanks and stay safe.
The MNN Team

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